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March 9, 2020

DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.

Feb. 26, 2020

ACC Bridge connects Airmen worldwide

Air Combat Command’s Directorate of Manpower, Personnel and Services partnered with a public affairs team to develop a new website exclusively focused on resources that will build resiliency, improve diversity and prevent violence. They chose to call it The Bridge because it will connect ACC leaders, supervisors, teammates and families when actively used.

Jan. 9, 2020

ACC leadership visit reflects past, forecasts future

Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, Command Chief of ACC, visited Creech to speak with Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) leadership and Airmen about the future of their enterprise, Jan. 7, 2020.

Oct. 24, 2019

432nd Wing Airmen gain Coalition Virtual Flag perspectives

MQ-9 Reaper pilots, sensor operators and intelligence analysts from the 432nd Wing/432 Air Expeditionary Wing joined coalition and joint partners in simulated combat missions, hosted by the Distributed Mission Operations Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Sept. 8 – 20, 2019.

Oct. 9, 2019

SAPR Office opening brings security, stability

Airmen celebrated the opening of a new Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, or SAPR, Office at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 30, 2019.

Sept. 30, 2019

Born out of combat necessity: RPA Airmen host Defense Innovation Board

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing highlighted the wing’s creative advancements to visitors from the Secretary of Defense’s Innovation Board, Defense Innovation Unit and Defense Digital Services at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 12, 2019.

Sept. 18, 2019

ACC discusses Sixteenth Air Force as new Information Warfare NAF

General Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, discussed today at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, that Sixteenth Air Force (16th AF) will be the designation for a new Information Warfare (IW) Numbered Air Force (NAF).

Sept. 16, 2019

CMSAF to engage with ACC Airmen about resilliency through video games

The chief master sergeant of the Air Force is scheduled to play video games with three Airmen from within Air Combat Command from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT Oct. 23, 2019, on the ACC Public Affairs YouTube channel — ACCNewsTV. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airmen JaNae Capuno)

Aug. 19, 2019

Eye in the sky: Prepping the MQ-9 Reaper

Maintainers from the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare an MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 23, 2019.

Aug. 8, 2019

ACC defines HUR-RY, TOR-RY framework

While specific start dates of tornado seasons vary based on region, they can happen at any time, day or night. On the other hand, Hurricane Season recently began on June 1 and will extend to Nov. 30. Due to catastrophic weather events that took place throughout the past 12 year, including Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence, the Air Force Severe Weather Readiness Assessment team recently developed an action plan for all at-risk installations across the United States.